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Danielle Brooks & Others Rave About Issa Rae’s EBONY Cover

We revisit reactions to director, actress, writer and producer Rae’s stunning September EBONY 2018 cover in this September 2018 article.

Insecure creator and star Issa Rae graces the cover of EBONY’s September 2018 issue, cementing her presence as a rising fashionista. Rae went from being the witty mind behind The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl web series to becoming a best-selling author, history-making host and one of the most talked-about Black creators in Hollywood.

It’s only the beginning for the Los Angeles native, who will appear in The Hate U Give film adaptation this fall. The third season of Rae’s hit HBO series premieres on August 12.

Be sure to check out more from the cover shoot on Inside EBONY. And take a look at the people and platforms who applauded Rae’s elegant cover below.

Shiona Turini

David Alan Grier

Gabby Sidibe

Joanna Simkin

Danielle Brooks

Sesali Bowen

Vanessa Anderson

Dr. Goddess

The Shade Room

Priscilla Renea

Samantha Irby

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